Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey
Have you ever watched Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and wondered if all the bullying might be better with a firmer helping of Jesus? That’s basically Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey, a shorter ripoff of Rudolph with a truncated plot and fewer compelling characters. One of the more forgettable entries into the Rankin/Bass canon, Ian struggles to understand the point of this mess.
Be sure to check out all of our other holiday episodes, including coverage of most of the Rankin/Bass stop motion specials.